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Let's embrace the Swedish winter tradition of “little Saturday”

In northern Sweden, where the winter season means up to 20 hours of darkness a day, staying positive during colder months is tough, but fortunately, residents of these parts of the world have come up with a variety of strategies to make winters more fun and cozy. One of these strategies is Read More...

Female hands holding a pumpkin spice latte on a festive table

The science behind the pumpkin spice latte

It’s pumpkin spice latte season, and whether you love or hate this classic festive beverage, you can’t deny that there is a nostalgic power to its sweet brew. To explore why exactly we love pumpkin spice so much, a pair of perception researchers from John Hopkins University decided to look at Read More...

Old-fashioned ways to stay war

Old-fashioned ways to stay warm at home and lower the energy bill

A good way to reduce your energy bill, as well as your environmental impact, is to turn down your thermostat. Doing so though can often make your house uncomfortably cool. Fortunately, there are many old-fashioned tactics you can employ to stay warm and cozy while making your home more Read More...